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Middle Schools

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  • The Taylor Swift effect

    The Taylor Swift effect
    Thousands of long-haired girls wearing jeans and boots will file into the AmericanAirlines Wednesday night to see Taylor Swift perform a sold-out concert, most of them so familiar with her songs that they'll sing every word. Swift's effect apparently...
  • Pocono Dome set to open soon; registration for leagues is beginning in a variety of sports

     
    About a month ago I did a feature on the Pocono Dome, the huge multi-sport facility that will open soon right off Route 33 near the Sciota exit. If you're driving southbound from Stroudsburg to Route 22 you can't miss it. It's going to be a very busy,...
  • South L.A. educator selected as a California teacher of the year

     
    A fifth-grade teacher who grew up in her school’s South Los Angeles neighborhood and actively works to involve her students' largely immigrant parents in their education has been selected as one of five California Teachers of the Year, state...
  • Voters back Gov. Brown tax measure in USC poll

     
    California voters largely favor Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative over a rival measure backed by wealthy civil rights attorney Molly Munger, but a new poll suggests that the governor’s measure is perilously close to the threshold for passage.....
  • Students, parents seek removal of bars from Evanston middle school

     
    Olivia Holland has never been in trouble with the law, but the 12-year-old Evanston girl is tired of being called a “jailbird” by some of …...
  • Poets Express their Creativity at the 2012 Annual Hirshfield Poetry Awards Ceremony

     
    In celebration of poetry, students and community members shared their creative work at the 34th Annual Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards Ceremony. Of the hundreds …...
  • I am nervous about my son going to middle school

     
    Q: My 11-year-old son will be starting middle school in the fall and I am beginning to panic. How can I protect him from all the bad influences out there? In elementary school we knew everyone, but in middle school there are kids from all over. How do I...
  • Orange school officials dedicate light-filled middle school

     
    From having a school with nearly no windows to attending classes in a place with light-soaked atriums, the change for students at Westridge Middle School was noticeable. The 1,154 students at the Orange County middle school moved into their new building...
  • Local children honored for "doing something right"

     
    The winners of the Allentown President’s Council’s “Catch a Young Person Doing Something Right” campaign were recognized Thursday during a reception at LifeChurch in Allentown. The goal of the program launched last fall, was to...
  • 12-year-old arrested in vandalism of middle school

     
    Lancaster school vandalism: A 12-year-old suspected gang member has been arrested for allegedly causing thousands of dollars in damage to a Quartz Hill middle school on New Year’s Day, authorities said....
  • PA education secretary nominates two local schools for Green Schools Award

     
    Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis has nominated two local middle schools to the U.S. Department of Education for a Green Schools Award Tomalis included Nazareth Area Middle School and Bethlehem's Broughal Middle School among only four...